Manifa Causeway

STFA is to take part in Manifa Causeway

Jan De Nul NV had applied for the tender of Saudi Aramco’s Manifa Oil Field Redevelopment (Engineering, Procurement and Fabrication of Manifa Causeway) Project together with STFA Marine Construction Company on 28.November.2006.  The value of the tender was 1,005,000,000 US Dollars and with this price Jan De Nul NV has been awarded the project and signed a contract with Aramco on 4.February.2006.

The aim of the project is to construct 27 drilling islands at Persian Gulf, Manifa Region and to link these islands to each other and also to the land by a causeway consisting of roads, bridges and culverts in order to transfer the oil that shall be drilled from the islands by a pipeline.

Following the contract signature with Saudi Aramco, Jan De Nul NV has signed an EPC back to back contract with STFA Marine Construction Company for a value of 202,500,000 US Dollars at STFA Business Center in Istanbul on 2.March.2007.

The contract of STFA covers the design and construction of pavement and infrastructure works of 41km causeway, north and south berths and also ro-ro facility. The main work items of the causeway are the construction of a main bridge with 2.4km length, 5 nos of bridges each having 180m length and construction of 8 nos of precast culverts consisting of 250 nos of 5mx3mx3m segments.